Works in Translation Book Club

Join host and Malaprop's bookseller Justin Souther to discuss writers -- and their literature -- in translation and the cultural, political and artistic influences that mold them. Meets the last Thursday of every month.

Translation as Transhumance Cover Image
By Mireille Gansel, Ros Schwartz (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781558614444
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Published: Feminist Press - November 14th, 2017

Translation as Transhumance - April 2018 Selection


The Stone Building and Other Places Cover Image
By Asli Erdogan, Sevinc Turkkan (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780872867505
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Published: City Lights Books - December 26th, 2017

The Stone Building and Other Places - May 2018 Selection


Omon Ra Cover Image
By Victor Pelevin, Andrew Bromfield (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811213646
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - February 17th, 1998

Omon Ra - April 2018 Selection


Iraq + 100: The First Anthology of Science Fiction to Have Emerged from Iraq Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250161321
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Published: Tor Books - September 12th, 2017

Iraq+100 - March 2018 Selection


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The Door Cover Image
By Magda Szabo, Len Rix (Translator), Ali Smith (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590177716
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Published: New York Review of Books - January 27th, 2015

The Door - February 2018 Selection


The Book of Chameleons Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781416573517
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 17th, 2008

The Book of Chameleons - January 2018 Selection


The Piano Teacher Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780802144614
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Published: Grove Press - October 1st, 2009

The Piano Teacher - December 2017 Selection


If on a Winter's Night a Traveler Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780156439619
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Published: Mariner Books - October 20th, 1982

If on a Winter's Night a Traveler - November 2017 Selection


Kassandra and the Wolf Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781566567718
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Published: Clockroot Books - October 1st, 2009

Kassandra and the Wolf - October 2017 Selection


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Target in the Night Cover Image
By Ricardo Piglia, Sergio Waisman (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781941920169
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Published: Deep Vellum Publishing - November 10th, 2015

Target in the Night - September 2017 Selection


His Excellency Cover Image
By Carlos Casares, Jacob Rogers (Translator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9789543840670
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Published: Small Stations Press - May 25th, 2017

His Excellency - August 2017 Selection


The Adversary: A True Story of Monstrous Deception Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780312420604
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Published: Picador USA - January 1st, 2002

The Adversary - July 2017 Selection


Other Russias Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780997031843
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Published: n+1 Books - March 7th, 2017

Other Russias - June 2017 Selection


The Ministry of Pain Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780060825850
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 27th, 2007

The Ministry of Pain - May 2017 Selection


The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780156340403
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Published: Mariner Books - October 28th, 1985

The Futurological Congress - April 2017 Selection


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Kalpa Imperial: The Greatest Empire That Never Was Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781931520058
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Published: Small Beer Press - August 1st, 2003

Kalpa Imperial - March 2017 Selection


The Invisibility Cloak Cover Image
By Fei Ge, Canaan Morse (Translator)
$14.00
ISBN: 9781681370200
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Published: New York Review of Books - October 11th, 2016

The Invisibility Cloak - February 2017 Selection


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Senselessness Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811217071
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 1st, 2008

Senselessness - January 2017 Selection


To Each His Own Cover Image
By Leonardo Sciascia, W. S. Di Piero (Introduction by), Adrienne Foulke (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780940322523
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Published: New York Review of Books - October 31st, 2000

To Each His Own - December 2016 Selection


The Mongolian Conspiracy Cover Image
By Rafael Bernal, Katherine Silver (Translator), Francisco Goldman (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811220668
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - November 25th, 2013

The Mongolian Conspircay - November 2016 Selection


Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780312425845
Availability: Special Order - Unlikely to be Available
Published: Picador USA - April 18th, 2006

Voices from Chernobyl - October 2016 Selection


Arvida Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781771960427
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Published: Biblioasis - December 1st, 2015

Arvida - September 2016 Selection


Innocence; Or, Murder on Steep Street Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616956455
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Published: Soho Crime - March 15th, 2016

Innocence - August 2016 Selection


War, So Much War Cover Image
By Merce Rodoreda, Martha Tennent (Translator), Maruxa Relano (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781940953229
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Published: Open Letter Books - November 10th, 2015

War, So Much War - July 2016 Selection


The Box Man Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780375726514
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Published: Vintage - July 10th, 2001

The Box Man - June 2016 Selection


Our Lady of the Nile Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671039
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Published: Archipelago Books - September 16th, 2014

Our Lady of the Nile - May 2016 Selection


Man Tiger Cover Image
By Eka Kurniawan, Benedict Anderson (Introduction by), Labodalih Sembiring (Translator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781781688595
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Published: Verso - September 15th, 2015

Man Tiger - April 2016 Selection


The Islanders Cover Image
By Pascal Garnier, Emily Boyce (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781908313720
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Published: Gallic Books - June 9th, 2015

The Islanders - March 2016 Selection


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The Story of My Teeth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894098
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Published: Coffee House Press - September 15th, 2015

The Story of My Teeth - February 2016 Selection


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Nazi Literature in the Americas Cover Image
By Roberto Bolano, Chris Andrews (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811217941
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 29th, 2009

January 2016 Selection


Self-Portrait in Green Cover Image
By Marie Ndiaye, Jordan Stump (Translator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781931883399
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Published: Two Lines Press - November 11th, 2014

November 2015 Selection


The Lost Daughter Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781933372426
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Published: Europa Editions - March 1st, 2008

October 2015 Selection


Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age Cover Image
By Bohumil Hrabal, Adam Thirlwell (Introduction by), Michael Heim (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781590173770
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Published: New York Review of Books - May 3rd, 2011

September 2015 Selection


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Granma Nineteen and the Soviet's Secret Cover Image
By Ondjaki, Stephen Henighan (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781927428658
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Published: Biblioasis - June 10th, 2014

August 2015 Selection


The Hour of the Star Cover Image
By Clarice Lispector, Benjamin Moser (Translator), Colm Toibin (Introduction by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780811219495
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - November 9th, 2011

July 2015 Selection


Bullfight Cover Image
By Yasushi Inoue, Michael Emmerich (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781782270003
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Published: Pushkin Press - December 10th, 2013

June 2015 Selection


Visitation Cover Image
By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811218351
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - September 30th, 2010

May 2015 Selection


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Killing the Second Dog Cover Image
By Marek Hlasko, Tomasz Mirkowicz (Translator), Lesley Chamberlain (Introduction by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781939931115
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Published: New Vessel Press - March 2nd, 2014

April 2015 Selection


The Corpse Washer Cover Image
$13.00
ISBN: 9780300205640
Availability: Backordered
Published: Yale University Press - July 29th, 2014

March 2015 Selection


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Faces in the Crowd Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781566893541
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Published: Coffee House Press - May 13th, 2014

February 2015 Selection


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Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307950758
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Published: Vintage Books - March 26th, 2013

January 2015 Selection


How I Became a Nun Cover Image
By Cesar Aira, Chris Andrews (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811216319
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - February 28th, 2007

November 2014 Selection


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Definitely Maybe: A Manuscript Discovered Under Strange Circumstances Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781612192819
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Melville House Publishing - February 4th, 2014

October 2014 Selection


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The Possibility of an Island Cover Image
By Michel Houellebecq, Gavin Bowd (Translator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307275219
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Published: Vintage Books USA - May 8th, 2007

September 2014 Selection


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Severina Cover Image
By Rodrigo Rey Rosa, Chris Andrews (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780300196092
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Published: Yale University Press - February 25th, 2014

August 2014 Selection


City of Angels: Or, the Overcoat of Dr. Freud Cover Image
By Christa Wolf, Damion Searls (Translator)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374534295
Availability: Backordered
Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - February 18th, 2014

July 2014 Selection